New Bedford Police will collect unwanted and expired prescription medications from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, as part of the 14th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Increased patrols in New Bedford's North End, with unified efforts of the gang, narcotics and uniform patrol division, resulted in 12 arrests over the weekend. Ten of the people arrested were from New Bedford, with one from Wareham and one from Lawrence.
The New Bedford Police narcotics division and gang unit took nearly $200,000 worth of cocaine off the streets Wednesday and made two arrests, after an investigation into a cocaine delivery service out of 262 Nash Road, Apt. 3.